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Healthcare Reform Updates
IRS Releases Draft Forms and Instructions for...
The 2019 ACA Reporting is Due in Early 2020 The IRS has released draft 2019 versions of Forms 1094 C, 1095 C, 1094 B, and 1095 B that employers will use in early 2020 to report on the group healt […]
Health Insurance Providers Fee Will Increase in...
Fee Amount to Increase to $15,522,820,037 in 2020 The IRS has announced that the health insurance providers fee amount will be $15,522,820,037 in 2020. Employers are generally not responsible for paying the health insurance providers fee. However, health insurance carriers […]
Updated IRS Pay or Play Q&As Contain 2020...
The IRS has updated its Q&As on the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility (pay or play) requirements, including the penalty amounts that will apply for 2020. Each year, penalty amounts are increased based on the premium adjustment percentage for the year. […]
HR News Alerts
DOL Proposes Revisions to Fluctuating Workweek...
Comments on Proposed Rule are Due by Dec. 5 On Nov. 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule to update the “fluctuating workweek” method for calculating employee overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act […]
California Increases Overtime Threshold for...
New Requirements Take Effect Jan. 1, 2020 The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has published updates to the minimum salary threshold that computer employees, physicians and surgeons must receive in order to qualify for the state’s overtime exemptions. T […]
2020 QSEHRA Contribution Limit Announced
Contribution Limit to Increase in 2020 The IRS has announced that the contribution limit for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (QSEHRAs) will be $5,250 per employee and $10,600 per family in 2020. For 2019, the contribution limit is $5,150 […]